Student Professional Development

Undergraduate Student Professional Development Series, 2016–2017

Industry Preparation Sessions

BME Internships and Jobs Search
August 30, 2016, 6:00 PM
BME 3.204 Seminar Room

For graduate and undergraduate students preparing for the Fall Engineering Expo and Bioscience & Biotechnology Career Fair.

Presented by the Department of Biomedical Engineering advising office and local UT BME alumni. 

Topics:

  • Preparing yourself for an internship or job search
  • Cover letter, resumen, interview preparation (Register for ECAC!)
  • Identifying & creating opportunities
  • Selling your BME degree to potential employers


Graduate School Preparation Sessions

What is Graduate School and How to Apply
September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM
BME 3.204, Seminar Room

For undergraduate students considering to apply for biomedical engineering masters or doctoral programs for fall 2017 admission cycles or later. 

Presented by the Department of Biomedical Engineering advising office and current graduate students in UT BME. 

Topics:

  • The difference between an engineering MS and PhD program
  • Funding available for graduate school
  • Application components and timeline
  • Planning for success as in graduate school as an undergraduate



How to Participate in Research as an Undergraduate

October 25, 2016, 6:00 PM
BME 3.204, Seminar Room

For undergraduate students wanting to participate in biomedical engineering research.

Presented by the Department of Biomedical Engineering advising office, current graduate students, and current undergraduate seniors doing research in UT BME. 

Topics:

  • Research for credit opportunities at UT Austin
  • Summer off-campus research programs
  • How to identify and contact faculty mentors for on-campus research
  • How to succeed in the lab as an undergraduate researcher


 

Need a safe walk home from campus?

SURE Walk is a student-run volunteer group that provides walks to and from campus to UT students, faculty and staff, with the help of student volunteers. SURE Walk is in service Monday-Thursday, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters.

To use SURE Walk, call 512-232-9255 or email ordersurewalk@gmail.com.